Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 3 Completed Applications 04/11/2007

Dutchess County

Applicant: Tilcon New York Inc
162 Old Mill Rd
West Nyack, NY 10994
Facility: Tilcon - Clinton Point Quarry
Sheafe Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Application ID: 3-1346-00087/00003
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 23 Title 27 Mined Land Reclamation
Project is Located: Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to renew and modify an existing Mined Land Reclamation permit to "mine deeper" over a portion of an existing 728-acre "life of mine" dolomite quarry in existence for over 100 years. The deepening would ulimately extend depths from the current 175 below sea level to 1,250 below sea level. Ultimately, this area would be allowed to naturally reclaim as a lake surrounded by vegetated "benches". The location is on the east side of the Hudson River, accessed through Sheafe Road.
Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.
SEQR Lead Agency:
None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations.
Coastal Management:
This project is located in a Coastal Management area and is subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment:
Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than May 11, 2007.
Contact: Lawrence G Biegel
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Orange County

Applicant: NYS Div of Military & Naval Affairs
330 Old Niskayuna Rd
Latham, NY 12110 -2224
Facility: Stewart Air National Guard Base
One Militia Way
Newburgh, NY 12550
Application ID: 3-3346-00085/00024
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Industrial SPDES
Project is Located: Newburgh, Orange County
Project Description:
    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (department) is pursuing an Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS) Department Initiated Modification (DIM) to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit (NY0250457, DEC Identification #: 3-3346-00085/00024), the Stewart Air National Guard Base, pursuant to 6NYCRR Part 750-1.18, New York State's Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS).  The changes to the permit are as follows:
    Monitoring locations for outfalls 002 and 003 moved to the discharge side of Recreation Pond (designated as outfall 010).  Outfalls 002 and 003 remain as internal outfalls.   Existing outfalls 005, 006, 007, 008, 009A and 009B were added to the permit. Flow monitoring for outfalls 001, 01A and 004 has been changed from instantaneous to calculated.  Flow shall be measured at outfall 010. At outfall 01A the action levels for benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene (BTEX) for hydrostatic testing of tanks were changed to BTEX limits of 0.02 mg/l.  Monthly monitoring of flow, Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) and glycol will be required at internal outfalls 002 and 003.  Outfall 010 requirements include: a 15 mg/l limit for oil and grease; BTEX action levels of 0.10 mg/l; Monitoring of glycol levels; and seasonal limits for BOD.  
    A compliance schedule requiring three months of acetone monitoring was added to the permit.  A compliance schedule require identification and implementation or construction of the flow monitoring method or device  to measure flow from outfall 010 is also included.
    Monitoring of BOD and glycol at outfalls 002 and 003 is required once per month. Updated and incorporated Best Management Practices language to the permit. Hydrostatic testing requirements were updated.  Discharge notification act requirements have been added to the permit and a diagram identifying monitoring locations has been included in the permit.
    The modification would also include several other minor modifications.  The department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.
Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was not performed.
SEQR Lead Agency:
None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations.
Coastal Management:
This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment:
Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than May 11, 2007.
Contact: Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Atlantic Marine Corps Communities LLC
1104 Clark St
New Windsor, NY 12553
Facility: Stewart Terrace
St Rte 207
New Windsor, NY
Application ID: 3-3348-00216/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: New Windsor, Orange County
Project Description:
As part of a public-private venture with the Department of the Navy, the applicant proposes to undertake the demolition of several houses and to construct a 2.05 acre stormwater basin
within the 100 foot adjacent area of state wetland CO-2(class 2).  This work is part of the proposed Stewart Terrace Family Housing project which will replace a total of 299 housing units with 177 new housing units on this 70 acre parcel. A total of approximately 3.6 acres of wetland adjacent area will be disturbed.  A vegetation restoration plan is proposed to enhance wetland and wildlife benefits as part of the project.  No new replacement housing will be constructed within the restored wetland adjacent area.  The adjacent area work will be done on the east side of Clark Street.    
Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was not performed.
SEQR Lead Agency:
None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
Cultural resource lists and map have been checked. No registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at the project location. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.
Coastal Management:
This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment:
Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Apr 27, 2007.
Contact: Alexander F Ciesluk, Jr
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Rockland County

Applicant: Richard S Cutney, Jr
Facility: Cutney Property
6 Lake Rd
Suffern, NY 10901
Application ID: 3-3926-00628/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Project is Located: Ramapo, Rockland County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to place a rock rip rap wall, approximately 85 linear feet, along the bank of the Mahwah River (Waters Index #NJ-11; Class A), within the 100 foot adjacent area of State-designated Freshwater Wetland SL-4 (Class I).  A 20 foot buffer of various rooted vegetation will be planted behind the wall to help prevent future soil erosion.  The project site is located at 6 Lake Road, approximately 1,000 feet south of intersection with US Rte 202 in the Village of Montebello.
Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was not performed.
SEQR Lead Agency:
None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
Coastal Management:
This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment:
Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Apr 27, 2007.
Contact: Laurie A Lawrence
NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters
21 South Putt Corners Rd
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845)256-3054
r3dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Sullivan County

Applicant: Town of Thompson
4052 St Rte 42
Monticello, NY 12701 -3221
Facility: Thompson Sackett Lake Sewer Dis STP
Sackett Lake Rd - 0.3 Miles North of Squirrel Corners
Monticello, NY 12701
Application ID: 3-4846-00092/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES
Project is Located: Thompson, Sullivan County
Project Description:
    The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (department) has initiated a modification of the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit (NY 003 0716), for the Town of Thompson, Sackett Lake Sewer District STP.  This modification is undertaken pursuant to 6NYCRR Part 750-1.18, New York State's Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EPBS).  The changes to the permit are as follows:
    Mass limits for biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) and total suspended solids (TSS) have been rounded to 2 significant figures to comply with Department guidance.  A compliance schedule was added to the permit in order to collect data on ammonia, lead and zinc levels in plant effluent.
    The modification would also include several other minor modifications. The department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.

Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was not performed.
SEQR Lead Agency:
None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations.
Coastal Management:
This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment:
Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than May 11, 2007.
Contact: Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Town of Thompson
4052 St Rte 42
Monticello, NY 12701 -3221
Facility: Dillon Farms Sewer District
Hanover Dr
Monticello, NY 12701
Application ID: 3-4846-00121/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES
Project is Located: Thompson, Sullivan County
Project Description:
    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (department) is pursuing an Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EBPS) department initiated modification (DIM) to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permit (NY 0214507) DEC Identification #: 3-4846-00121-00001.  The Dillon Farms Wastewater Treatment Plant pursuant to 6NYCRR Part 750-1.18.  The changes to the permit are as follows:
    Mass limits for Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) and Total Suspended Solids (TSS) were rounded to 2 significant figures in compliance with department guidance. The mass limits have been recalculated using 1600 GPD.  Influent sampling requirements for pH, settleable solids, 7 day BOD, 7 day TSS and temperature have been removed from the permit.
    The modification would also include several other minor modifications.  Dillon Farms Wastewater Treatment Plant has surface discharge into the Tributary of Kinne Brook, a class B water.  The department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activity prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.


Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was performed.
SEQR Lead Agency:
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations.
Coastal Management:
This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment:
Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than May 11, 2007.
Contact: Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Ulster County

Applicant: Town of Saugerties
4 High St
Saugerties, NY 12477
Facility: Saugerties MALDEN-ON-HUDSON S D STP
Riverside Dr - N End
Saugerties, NY 12477
Application ID: 3-5148-00050/00002
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 Municipal SPDES
Project is Located: Saugerties, Ulster County
Project Description:
    The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (Department) has initiated a modification of the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit (NY 014 5556), for the Town of Saugerties, Malden-on-Hudson STP.  This modification is undertaken pursuant to 6NYCRR Part 750-1.18, New York State's Environmental Benefit Permit Strategy (EPBS).  The changes to the permit are as follows:
    Permit limits, levels and monitoring mass limits for biological oxygen demand (BOD) and total suspended solids (TSS) have been rounded to 2 significant figures to comply with Department guidance. Influent sampling requirements for pH, settleable solids, 7 day BOD, TSS and temperature have been removed from the permit. Monitoring of mercury levels will be gathered using a new method (EPA Method 1631). In addition, the Dental Amalgam Rule requires dentists to capture and recycle mercury used in amalgam. To accomplish these objectives, a compliance schedule for mercury sampling has been added to the permit.
    The Department seeks comments on the proposed regulated activities prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.
Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was not performed.
SEQR Lead Agency:
None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The permit type is exempt or the activity is being reviewed in accordance with federal historic preservation regulations.
Coastal Management:
This project is located in a Coastal Management area and is subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.
Opportunity for Public Comment:
Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than May 11, 2007.
Contact: Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233
(518)402-9167
depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 3 SEQR and Other Notices Region 3 SPDES Renewals